Turkey, Terrorism, and the Global Proxy War

While the world’s attention has been fixed on France in the wake of the Charlie Hebdo killings, the subsequent manhunt,…

Erdogan raids media outlets: Impeding a US-backed coup?

On Sunday the 14th of December, Turkish police arrested 27 journalists who are accused of having close ties to the…

Will Meskhetian Turks Return to their Original Homeland?

The return of Meskhetian Turks to their historical homeland has been widely discussed for at least half a century by…

Turkey and its African Dilemma

How successful will Turkey's policy be towards Africa in the coming years? The answer to this question will be an…

Putin Pipeline Moves and EU Stupidity

South Stream, the $45 billion project to deliver Russian natural gas via underwater pipeline through the Black Sea to Bulgaria…

America’s Real Ties to ISIS

Reports from Pentagon insiders tell of a strange in inexplicable “bifurcated” US policy. While the US has signed agreements and…

The US has Unleashed a Conflict with ISIS which it Can’t Win

News media worldwide reported on 13 October that Turkey will give the United States and its allies access to its…

Turkish Unrest: US is Trying to Bait Ankara into a Major Middle Eastern Conflict

A wave of protests in the Turkish province of Mersin last Friday, when protesters set fire to the headquarters of the Turkish…

ISIS, Turkey, and the Propaganda of Intervention

Today’s headlines are filled with reports of the imminent fall of the Syrian city of Kobani to forces of the…

Georgia “enhanced”, so watch out Turkey

Now that the NATO Wales Summit is history it is high time to consider what the real results of this…

Turkey’s Erdogan comes closer to Russia

Turkey’s Prime Minister, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, is nothing if not a political survivor. After weathering a US led year-long attempt…

McCain Grills Bass and Something Fishy is Going On

Like any prospective new Ambassador, the much-travelled John Bass has to have his nomination confirmed by a Senate Committee. As…

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